Lennox Island Mi’Kmaq Cultural Center Job Posting

Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Center Job Posting

Title: Tour Guide/Art Demonstrator

Reports to: Cultural Coordinator

Based at: Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Center

Job purpose:

The individual will be required to provide professional quality guided tours throughout the Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Center and surrounding areas of interest.

The individual will also provide art demonstrations on a specific items connected to the Mi’kmaq Culture and history. The individual will require a pre-existing skill set.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Provide tours to visitors of the Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Center and respond to questions they may have
  2. Provide tours to visitors of the Lennox Island Church and respond to questions they may have
  3. Ensure that information being provided is accurate
  4. Maintain a clean work environment (Dusting, Sweeping & Mopping floors, Wiping displays and information boards etc.)
  5. Assist with planning and implementation of Cultural Events in the community
  6. Sale of LIDC crafts and other items available for purchase
  7. Maintain a weekly work log and provide weekly activity report to Cultural Coordinator

Occasional Duties:

  1. Creating and exhibiting art work while guests are touring the facility
  2. Assist with Age/Gender specific cultural events and activities
  3. Research and Review information relevant to the Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Center when requested
  4. Answering phones and responding to inquiries
  5. Soliciting and Receiving donations
  6. Attendance and participation is staff/team building meetings
  7. Typing of documents
  8. Providing administrative Support to Cultural Coordinator and other staff when requested
  9. Assist with fundraising activities and events
  10. All other duties as required

 Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Must be friendly, personable and professional
  • Outstanding Customer Service skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Motivated and task oriented
  • Ability to use a computer and various computer programs and applications
  • Ability to be assigned tasks and to work independently to complete tasks

Working Conditions:

  • Work week will consist of 37.5 hours per week
  • Hours of Operation Monday – Saturday 9:00am -6:00pm
  • Shift Work including Evenings and Weekends
  • Some work will be conducted outdoors and in the trails

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting up to 25 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

 Applications must be received no later than 4:00pm Monday May 16th, 2016. Resumes received after this date and time will not be considered.

 Applications may be dropped off at the band office or by using one of the following methods:

By Mail:

Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Culture Center PO Box 134

Lennox Island, PE

C0B1P0

By Fax:

Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Center

(902) 831-3153

By Email:

Attention Jamie Thomas

Jamie.thomas@lennoxisland.com